New Members Join Board of Directors

JFS welcomed new members Tom Cytron-Hysom, Joel Glaser, Bruce Goodman, Jamie Maddeaux and Andy Rapoport to the board of directors during its June meeting.

Summer Shabbat Celebrations

JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC, and para-chaplain and cantor Deb Winston will offer a series of three videos to celebrate Shabbat this summer.

Volunteers Needed for Annual Passover for All

JFS is recruiting volunteers for Passover for All, an annual community outreach effort. In partnership with the Minnesota JCC, kosher-for-Passover food and supplies are provided to families to help them celebrate the holiday. There are three opportunities to help with this community outreach effort.

Otto Bremer Trust Awards Grant to JFS

The grant will be used to strengthen social service programs focused on economic stability, mental health, and self-reliance for seniors and low-income individuals.

Community Support Program Continues

The Community Support Program continues to be available to everyone. During this unprecedented time of uncertainty, many people are understandably expressing increased feelings of anxiety, depression and isolation. In response to the need for additional mental health services, we developed this new program that includes three 20-minute phone conversations with one of our mental health professionals at no cost.

Voter Assistance Program Available at JFS

If you would like help understanding how to vote by mail in the November election, JFS can help. The Voter Assistance program is well-suited for individuals who have a range of experience and exposure to technology. JFS has trained volunteers to walk you through the process step by step, with detailed help.